Mental Health Therapist

Anchorage, Alaska
Jun 05, 2021
Position Type
Providence Alaska Medical Center has an opening for a compassionate full-time Mental Health Therapist to join its dedicated behavioral health team, providing patient care and crisis management. You'll deliver empathetic support to patients and draw on theory and experience to provide a variety of therapeutic sessions and interventions specific to clients and families. Collaborate with the Medical Director and clinical staff with problem solving and planning at treatment plan meetings, establishing positive working relationships and role models health communication skills to help improve patient lives. In this role, you will help patients progress in their treatment by making ongoing assessments of mental health status and documenting a thorough evaluation centered around each patient's plan of care. The ideal candidate will actively solicit parents and family members to become part of the treatment process. This is a great opportunity to provide meaningful patient care while living in Anchorage, Alaska, where you'll enjoy breathtaking mountain scenery and are just moments away from the rugged outdoors.
  • Full-time; clinic day schedule
  • Masters or doctoral degree in psychology, social work, or health-related field
  • Current State of Alaska license as: Psychologist, Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Licensed Psychological Associate (LPA), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
  • Two years' experience providing family or individual therapy
  • Strong foundational knowledge of comprehensive mental health issues in both theory and practice
  • Knowledge, training, and experience utilizing assessment techniques, and evidence-based interventions for specific populations

Where You'll Work

With 401 beds, more than 1,100 nurses and more than 800 doctors, Providence Alaska Medical Center is the largest and most comprehensive hospital in the state and the only one with a dedicated Children's Hospital. A nationally recognized Level II trauma center, this hospital features heart and cancer centers, Alaska's largest emergency department with LifeMed Alaska air ambulance transport, full diagnostic, rehabilitation and surgical services, and inpatient and outpatient mental health and substance abuse recovery services for adults and children.

Where You'll Live

Anchorage, with 285,000 residents, is a modern American city surrounded by spectacular scenery and endless outdoor recreation opportunities. Within city limits are hundreds of miles of trails for hiking, biking and skiing, a ski resort, golf courses, major dogsled race starts, and several peaks of the hugely popular Chugach Mountains. With shopping malls, world-class restaurants, brewpubs, two universities, a sports arena and a performing arts center, Anchorage blends city living with the wilderness of the great outdoors.

Who You'll Work For

Providence is a nationally recognized, comprehensive health care organization spanning seven states with a universal mission - to provide compassionate care to all who need its services, especially the poor and vulnerable. Its 119,000-plus caregivers/employees serve in 51 hospitals, more than 800 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services. Providence: one name, one family, one extraordinary health system.

Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

Job ID Number: 13753

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